Saryu Doshi Postgraduate Fellowships in Liberal Arts & Sciences 2017, India

Publish Date: Apr 13, 2017

Deadline: May 07, 2017

ABOUT SARYU DOSHI POST GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

The Vinod & Saryu Doshi Foundation is a non-profit charity trust that supports initiatives in the fields of Art & Culture,Education and Community. It seeks to embody the lifelong passions and values of Vinod and Saryu Doshi, who believed that the mind is enriched through education and the spirit through art and culture. They have spent a considerable part of their lives supporting these causes.

The Foundation provides scholarships to financially challenged young Indians enabling them to catapult themselves to a higher economic and social orbit. It fosters emerging talent in the visual and performing arts through Fellowships, performances, exhibitions and festivals. It is committed to improving the community by funding initiatives in environment protection and social upliftment.

The Vinod & Saryu Doshi Foundation has extended its support towards education by setting up a rigorous and challenging Post Graduate Fellowships in Liberal Arts & Sciences.

The Fellowships aim to support students of Indian nationality who have received acceptance at a University abroad to pursue post-graduation in the field of Liberal Arts (Masters, Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate or Doctorate). The Fellowships are applicable to the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

The main aim of the fellowship program is to enhance the higher education by giving an opportunity to academically bright students who have a drive to succeed but are unable to do so due to their financial challenges. This is a need-based merit Fellowship and abides by the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy. The maximum amount for the Fellowship will be upto Rs 3 lakhs per fellow, which will be payable as a onetime amount.

Eligibility

  1. They must have a first class degree or equivalent from a recognized Indian university.
  2. They must have secured admission in a foreign university of repute, on their own merit for a course commencing from August OR September OR October, 2017.
  3. Should be an Indian citizen
  4. Candidates studying in the final year of the degree or equivalent may also apply, provided they are able to submit their final year certificates before May 07th, 2017.
  5. Here are some examples of the fields of study which may qualify for receiving the Fellowship award. Please note, this is not a comprehensive list.
  6. If you satisfy all the above criteria except that you are going to an Indian University for Post Graduation in the same areas as the Fellowship email us at vsdfoundation@gmail.com

If you have any questions while filling out the application form, please email us at vsdfoundation@gmail.com.

General terms and conditions:

The Vinod & Saryu Doshi Foundation initiated these Fellowships to assist Indian nationals who have received acceptance in a University abroad to pursue their post-graduate studies (Masters, Postgraduate diploma/certificate or doctorate) in the field of Liberal Arts & Sciences. This includes the Humanities, Social Sciences, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

The main aim of the fellowship program is to enhance the higher education by giving an opportunity to academically bright students who have a drive to succeed but are unable to do so due to their financial challenges. This is a need-based merit Fellowship and abides by the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy. The maximum amount for the Fellowship will be upto Rs 3 lakhs per fellow, which will be payable as a onetime amount.

Personal Interviews

All applicants that have been selected for interviews will be notified by phone or email of their selection. If you do not hear from the Foundation via email or phone with regards to an interview (or selection for the grant) please consider that for this year we are unable to support you. We receive a very high volume of applications so it is not possible for us to inform every candidate individually.

Please be neatly dressed and presentable. Carry hard copies of all original certificates that we may require for verification. In case there is any additional information left out during the written application, the personal interviews are a good time to present this information to the panel. Please come prepared to answer why you deserve this award over other qualified candidates and to answer relevant questions asked by the panelists.

Remember that this is an opportunity to make a final impression and your answers matter!

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.


This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

http://vsdf.org/Fellowships-Scholarships-in-Humanities-and-Social-Sciences-in-India/



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Study Levels

Postgraduate

Opportunity Types

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Eligible Countries

India

Host Countries

India